Grant guidelines manual
The Targeted Participation Program (TPP) provides funding that enables organisations to promote participation, healthy lifestyles, and active engagement of Western Australian communities in sport and active recreation, with a focus on evidenced based low participation groups.
In 2021/22, funding for TPP is being provided as a joint initiative between the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Healthway.
The department and Healthway are seeking applications for co-designed projects that create quality, affordable sport, and active recreation opportunities with a focus on engaging low participation groups.
Projects are required to increase participation in physical activity and ensure participation pathways into community sport or active recreation either by:
It is critical that submitted applications demonstrate evidence of collaboration between eligible organisations. Projects will also need to ensure they create healthy environments to support ongoing participation in physical activity.
There are two categories available:
The joint objectives of the Targeted Participation Program for the department and Healthway are as follows:
Target populations will be determined based on a combination of data including: the 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics census; Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA); and other relevant statistical information. The target populations are:
Applicants will be required to identify which specific populations are being targeted.
The broad outcome areas sought for the Targeted Participation Program include:
Please refer to the relevant category of funding for specific assessment criteria and requirements relevant to each outcome area.
$50,001 to $150,000
Targeted investment into specific co-designed community sport and active recreation outcomes developed through community consultation and partnerships that also meet outcomes of Targeted Participation Program.
The lead application can be:
Those that are not eligible include:
Up to $50,000
Programs create sustainable, affordable, and quality sport and active recreation opportunities and pathways to engage insufficiently active populations.
Organisations must demonstrate a commitment to create a safe environment for children and young people; this includes complying with the Working with Children Check (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 and adherence to the National Principles for Child
All applicants will be required to complete Part 1 of the Child Safeguarding Self-Assessment provided by the department with successful category one recipients required to complete part 2 of the Child Safeguarding Self-Assessment within 6 months of funding
More information on the Working with Children Check legislation.
*Dates are approximate and subject to change.
When completing the project budget in the full application form, organisations should consider the following.
In addition, each organisation must:
All applicants must complete an initial expression of interest using this form and are strongly advised to read the funding guidelines before applying. Successful expression of interest applications will then be invited to submit a more detailed application.
Organisations may wish to supply supporting documentation to strengthen their application (maximum of 10 documents). This may include (but not limited to):
In addition to the department requirements, all successful organisations must meet the following minimum Healthway requirements as a condition of funding:
Organisations seeking TPP funding will be required to commit to the achievement of Healthway objectives. These can be found via the Healthway website and include arrangements (direct or indirect) with co-sponsors resulting in the promotion of unhealthy brands or messages.
If the organisation has given an undertaking to phase out co-sponsors over a specific transition period, this may be considered. Please contact DLGSC direct to discuss before application.
Each application will be assessed based on the criteria below:
Projects must provide:
Projects should be:
For information regarding the Targeted Participation Program or assistance to complete the online application form, please contact the department on:
Telephone 61 8 6552 7300Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do not submit enquiries with this form.